Why is it important that the number of generations should be fourteen?
The text points out that the number of generations is fourteen plus fourteen plus fourteen as if there's some significance attached to the number fourteen but then it doesn't tell us what it all means.
What do we do about this gap in the text?
What do we do about having so many interpretations of the gap?
What does any of this have to do with masculinity?
So let's explore ... fourteen interpretations.